• Short Summary

    ON THURSDAY, GREEKS CELEBRATED THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE AGAINST TURKISH RULE.?

  • Description

    ON THURSDAY, GREEKS CELEBRATED THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE AGAINST TURKISH RULE. MILITARY PARADES AND CHURCH SERVICES MARKED THE OCCASION. IN ATHENS ON SATURDAY, A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE GREEK-AMERICAN ORGANIZATION FROM THE UNITED STATES, WILLIAM TSAFARAS, ATTENDED A CEREMONY AT THE OLD PALACE. HE WAS ON HAND TO PRESENT PROCLAMATIONS AND FLAG FROM THIRTY AMERICAN STATES TO GREEK DEPUTY-PREMIER PATTAKOS. THE MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNORS OF THE STATES CALLED ON CITIZENS OF THE STATES TO OBSERVE 25TH MARCH 1971 AS THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF GREEK INDEPENDENCE. THE ABSENCE OF GREEK PREMIER GEORGE PAPADOPOULOS WAS REPORTED TO BE DUE TO ILLNESS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA472A9N5XXC58K0I7Q0NH4MDZH
    Media URN:
    VLVA472A9N5XXC58K0I7Q0NH4MDZH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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